To Galway and Beyond: The World Really Is Your Oyster with Admiral Travel International

Dear Travelers and Friends, 

ATG Owners Ryan and Malaka Hilton 
Ryan & Malaka Hilton 
Looking for travel inspiration? As 2013 draws to a close, we are happy to present our developing collection of upcoming escorted travel experiences available through Admiral Travel and our dedicated tour company, AuthentEscapes.  

Traveling with VIP status is all about who you know.  Our friendships with the GM's of top hotels and resorts, distinguished community leaders, presidents of cruise lines & tour companies and esteemed partners on the ground help us deliver access, events and perks that take an ordinary vacation over the top.  


For food and wine lovers, our escorted culinary-themed programs with the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club, visiting Italy in 2014 and South Africa in 2015, offer amazing dining and engagement with the finest wines and winemakers in the world.  Likewise, our contacts in Ireland have secured tickets to the best events, coupled with the country's greatest masters of hospitality, to create an exciting program at the 2014 Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, exclusively for guests traveling with the Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

As you know, we specialize in bucket-list fulfillment and for us, customization is key.  As you brow
se the list below, know that whether your future travel plans include multi-generational trips with family and friends, chartering a private yacht,  attending events like the US Open or going behind the scenes at one of the world's great museums, organizing an alumni or incentive group or simply indulging in a weekend spa retreat, the world really is your oyster when planning with the advisors at Admiral Travel.


Don't hesitate to share your requests and let us know what's on your list!

 As always, travel well,

Malaka Hilton
   Malaka Hilton, CEO

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2014 & 2015 Escorted Travel 

Pictured Above:  Ashford Castle in County Mayo, where our escorted tour of Ireland's West Coast and the Galway Oyster Festival with the Sarasota-Manatee Originals begins.  Over the course of a 3-night stay, you will enjoy a top notch Irish Whiskey Tasting, Falconry demonstration, five-course gourmet tasting dinner and cooking class using fresh oysters and mussels. See more trip information below.  
Tip a Pint at the Galway Oyster Fest!
Experience the best of Ireland with the Sarasota-Manatee Originals at the world's longest running Oyster and Seafood Festival.  The trip begins with a stay at Ireland's iconic Ashford Castle, where you will be spoiled in grand style before taking in the electric atmosphere of the festival in Galway.  Arrive just on time to raise a pint of Guinness on Arthur's Day, and attend the best events of the festival- a traditional Pub Crawl, Masquerade Mardi Gras extravaganza and much more.

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Eastern Europe CME Getaway
Take advantage of group rates while enjoying two of Eastern Europe's  most exciting capital cities, Vienna and and Budapest.  Our escorted educational program offers 10 CME credits for physicians and nurses. Non-medical travelers will enjoy the comfort and ease of joining a small group.  Our four-night program is an ideal complement to  a Danube river cruise or other organized tour, with plenty of room for customization.

Vic Falls + Safari in Southern Africa
Be astounded by the magnitude of Victoria Falls, where you'll undoubtedly take some of the best photos of your life. Dive into the endless beauty of Cape Town and take full advantage of its fantastic food scene, complemented by South Africa's renowned wines.  Then safari at Londolozi, located in the game-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve, where you'll view the "Big 5" as well as the "Little 5" and everything in between, escorted by Conde Nast-recommended safari specialist  Ryan Hilton.

A Culinary Adventure In Northern Italy
Join the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club for an unforgettable culinary program, visiting Tuscany, Veneto, Piemonte and Lombardy.  In addition to a full  lineup of tastings and paired dinners, you will have a chance to participate in regional cooking classes, visit a specialty olive oil producer, enjoy an in-depth truffle experience and shop at neighborhood markets with local chefs.

South Africa With the Connoisseur Club
Restaurateur and wine expert Michael Klauber and his wife Terri return to the bush in 2015 to introduce some of the country's most prized wines and dining experiences, celebrating the flavors and unique ingredients of South Africa. Join them for a four-night safari at Londolozi Game Reserve, followed by your choice of a seaside experience in Hermanus or touring and tasting in the Cape Winelands, and finish at the exquisite One&Only in Cape Town.

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